The Dead Don't Die
First screened in June 2019
Director: Jim Jarmusch. Cast: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, ChloŽ Sevigny, Tilda Swinton, Tom Waits, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Sara Driver, Eszter Balint, Selena Gomez, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat, Maya Delmont, Taliyah Whitaker, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Iggy Pop, Carol Kane, Rosie Perez, RZA, Larry Fessenden, Rosal Colon, Jodie Markell. Screenplay: Jim Jarmusch.

Twitter Capsule: Undeadpan, treated as an end in itself. Get on its wavelength and you still go nowhere. Only Elmes left alive.

Second Capsule: Is it true Golshifteh Farahani and ChloŽ Sevigny are class-action suing Jarmusch for shitty female roles? (I'm trying to get a rumor going.)

VOR:   Jarmusch does not necessarily intend a subtle allegory, but the obviousness matters less than the repetition, inertia, and tired familiarity.

Photo © 2019 Paramount Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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